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Trojan.Basutra

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
21 June 2012
Updated:
22 June 2012 7:58:23 AM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Basutra is a Trojan horse that modifies the master boot record (MBR) of the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version 19 February 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version 22 June 2012 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version 4 July 2012 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 27 June 2012
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: High
  • Payload: Modifies the master boot record (MBR) of the compromised computer.
  • Deletes Files: Deletes all directories and files on all logical drives.
  • Causes System Instability: Renders the compromised computer unusable.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yusuke Kudo
ISTR V16